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Author: Joseph Henry; Mary Henry
Edition/Format:   Archival material : Microfilm : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Notebooks, correspondence, and manuscripts. Notes and notebooks (1836-1847) selected, edited, and transcribed by his daughter, Mary Henry, contain extracts from research notes and lectures and a draft of her biographical introduction. Correspondence touches on various aspects of his career including his positions as professor of natural philosophy at Princeton University and as secretary at the Smithsonian  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Laboratory notes
Observations
Named Person: A D Bache; Lewis Reeves Gibbes; John Maclean; A D Bache; Lewis Reeves Gibbes; John Maclean
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Henry; Mary Henry
OCLC Number: 960178246
Reproduction Notes: Microfilm. 1 microfilm reel. 35 mm.
Description: 1 microfilm reel.

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Notebooks, correspondence, and manuscripts. Notes and notebooks (1836-1847) selected, edited, and transcribed by his daughter, Mary Henry, contain extracts from research notes and lectures and a draft of her biographical introduction. Correspondence touches on various aspects of his career including his positions as professor of natural philosophy at Princeton University and as secretary at the Smithsonian Institution, as well as his work as an inventor. The major correspondent is A.D. Bache. Manuscripts include essays, drafts, and lectures. Much of the collection relates to his teaching. Subjects include electricity; electromagnetism; mechanical philosophy; astronomical, magnetic, and meteorological observations; the scale of chemical equivalents; apparatus; publications; the telegraph; metaphysics; and his advice to students. Correspondents include Alexander D. Bache, Lewis Beck, Edward H. Courtney, Lewis R. Gibbes, John Maclean, and John Millington.

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